Posts Tagged ‘two-factor-authentification’

Sidestepper removes security measures from iOS 9

Companies have the opportunity of using their own app-stores to provide their staff with the proper apps. Using this system, in which the official App Store from Apple is not used, there is a dangerous security flaw. However, Apple and security experts still deny this. Normally, Apple’s security measures prevent an attacker from planting apps […]

Encrypted freedom – Apple’s struggle for data protection between idealism and self-interest

At the least since the seriousness of state attempts to access large American tech companies was made public with the Edward Snowden leaks, even giant companies like Apple have found themselves in an extremely uncomfortable position. Data protection awareness is also growing with normal end-users, who are asking themselves more and more whether their personal […]

Sparkasse’s pushTAN-app with security gaps

Most users of smartphones and tablets also have online banking through their bank’s apps by now. They use the simple means for transfers, checking the account balance and similar things. The apps which are designed to facilitate online banking are also particularly popular. An example is Sparkasse’s pushTAN-app which provides the relevant tokens for transfers. […]

Two-factor authentication in everyday life

The security of the data of users, companies and customers has become one of the biggest challenges of the digital era. For a long time this sensitive information has been a currency, and criminals also have an interest in learning as much as possible about the user in question. At the same time the significance […]

Two-Factor Authentication: More Security in User Identification

In security-critical fields of application, like online banking, it is well known: the two-factor authentication. In order to gain access to a resource, the user must identify themselves with a password and an additional factor. Mostly, a one-time PIN will be retrieved, which the user receives through SMS. In other situations, a specific piece of […]

CosmoKey becomes a partner of SAP

A further milestone in the history of CosmoKey has been reached: the partnership with the software producing company SAP. From now on, CosmoKey is officially a partner of SAP and supplements its portfolio in terms of IT-Security and Multi-factor authentication. Dominic Adenuga, managing director of CosmoKey, said: „For CosmoKey it was very important and decisive […]

PayPal will implement implants for the authentication of the customers in the future

The payment service PayPal bets on a new technology in the field of security: “the Natural Body Identification”. This means that PayPal’s customers will identify themselves in the near future through implants, which are implanted in the body. More simply expressed: PayPal would like that in the future, its customers will inject their user name […]